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    Author(s): R. Kasten Dumroese; Peyton W. Owston
    Date: 2003
    Source: Western Forester. September/October: 4-5.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Foresters must consider many factors when selecting nursery stock types for their planting projects. Forest nurseries can now produce a vast array of stock types to meet any challenge in the field - these target seedlings can be defined for particular sites. It is important that foresters work with a nursery that is known from experience or reputation to provide a consistently good product at a reasonable price. Foresters and nurseries must foster open and effective communication to continually improve stock type quality. To facilitate communication between nurseries and foresters, a system of naming stock types developed and those stock type descriptions fall into three broad categories: bareroot, container and "plug plus

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    Dumroese, R. Kasten; Owston, Peyton W. 2003. A user''s guide to nursery stock types. Western Forester. September/October: 4-5.

    Keywords

    nursery stock types, forest nurseries

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